University of North Carolina Asheville

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General Information

Admission Office

CPO#1320, UNCA

One University Heights

Asheville, NC 28804-8510

(828) 251-6481

(800) 531-9842

Fax: (828) 251-6482



Contact: Patrice Mitchell

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

One University Heights

Asheville, NC 28804-8510

(828) 251-6600

www.unca.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,589

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 586

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,150

Graduate enrollment: 40

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 73%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Web/Multimedia Design B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Public Health Education B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of North Carolina at Asheville Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (828) 251-6600
Website: https://www.unca.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://admissions.unca.edu/apply
Address: One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804-8510
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,762
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,463 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,145
Out-of-state Tuition: $23,868
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,238

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of North Carolina at Asheville Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Grand total 361

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of North Carolina at Asheville and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,145
Out-of-state $23,868
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,937
Out-of-state $24,259

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 491 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 403 62% $8,238
Student loan aid 321 50% $6,070

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,193 57% $7,384
Federal student loans 1,767 46% $6,389

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of North Carolina at Asheville. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of North Carolina at Asheville students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,219 1,183 2,036
Percent admitted 100% 91% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 27% 23%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of North Carolina at Asheville Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,762
Undergraduate enrollment 3,743
Graduate enrollment 19

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of North Carolina at Asheville Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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